Recent content by JCP

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    Four flies

    All waters stayin' alive X 4 woolly beggars.😁 JP
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    Bead-headed nymphs banging against rods

    Don't think you watched the film properly.He did explain his set-up in detail.
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    Four flies

    That's a Custard Cream:love:
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    Bead-headed nymphs banging against rods

    There are a couple of chaps on YouTube on channels ''Trippin On Trout'' and ''Trout Hunting NZ'' who cast weighted nymph patterns much of the time.Worth watching how they cast the rigs. JP
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    Bead-headed nymphs banging against rods

    Plenty of trees here.
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    Bead-headed nymphs banging against rods

    Leader to hand technique is close range fly rod style with proven results for ulimate take detection.Spinning set up just defeats the object.It is not like using a Bombarda set up with flies as often deployed in Scandinavia for coastal sea trout and here for bass and other species.Don't be...
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    Bead-headed nymphs banging against rods

    I never try to cast a heavier bead head too far and modify the technique to more of a constant tension cast considerably widening the arc and no induced line speed.They are by nature unpredictable so smooth as possible is the key if casting them on a normal outfit.Decent tippet diameter is also...
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    Washing Line leader

    Just bear in mind you need to be able to comfortably net a fish hooked on the point/tail fly.This governs the distance between flies from tail to top dropper.10ft rod will give a little more reach.Here in UK in sensible conditions 4 flies are often deployed on a washing line more often fished...
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    Which Rio line for Sage X?

    Did Rio make Orvis lines ? I seem to recall might have been the case at one time ? Seems logical given the profile of the two companies. JP
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    Which Rio line for Sage X?

    Obviously you have tried other casts including overhead with the Single Hand Spey ? Mine although not a 4wt does it all really well.Nymphs and dries on a river Rio Gold is a good allrounder. JP
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    Elastic band dry fly trick

    Take a bottle of water Uncle(y)
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    Elastic band dry fly trick

    Hair bands used for pony tails by lasses/lads and Steven Seagal work well as a twang station.Have also used the Tippet Spool tidy bands used by Rio. JP
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    Fish ID - Pollack, Coal Fish or other?

    Wonderful bait for bass that size.Some good bass spots around Swanage. JP
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    Boat seat security

    Post aborted.
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    Fish ID - Pollack, Coal Fish or other?

    That they most certainly do(y) t'is a tea drinker ma dear (Cornish for tiddler pollack) JP
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